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interatomic

[in-ter-uh-tom-ik] /ˌɪn tər əˈtɒm ɪk/
adjective
1.
between atoms.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; inter- + atomic
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  • But of course this example has to do with comparison of interatomic distances, not comparing atoms with macroscopic things.
  • Electronic structure, quantum-based interatomic potentials, and the atomistic simulation of materials properties.
British Dictionary definitions for interatomic

interatomic

/ˌɪntərəˈtɒmɪk/
adjective
1.
existing or occurring between or among atoms Compare intra-atomic
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